It is Virginia Law to report a found pet within 48 hours to local authorities.

1.  Call local animal shelter

     Lancaster 804.462.7175

     Northumberland 804.580.6156

     Richmond 804.333.3611

     Westmoreland 804.493.0869

     Gloucester/Mathews  804.693.5520

2.  Call BAY 101 FM  radio station

     to place a lost/found ad with Pet Patrol


3.  Call WIGO 104.9 radio station

     to place a lost/found ad


4.  Place a flyer in AWL Thrift

     Shop, 75 S. Main St.

     Kilmarnock, VA

When you shop at Amazon Smile, AWL  receives a percentage of your purchase amount!

From May 2014 to Sept 2020 Amazon Smile has donated $3384.00 to AWL.   


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Just a Little About Us
  • Non-profit 501(c)3 corporation est. in 1965

  • All volunteer organization - NO paid staff


  • We are not affiliated with any shelters

  • We receive no funding from any county or state governments

  • Northern Neck counties served: Lancaster, Northumberland, Westmoreland, and Richmond

Mission Statement
  • Reduce pet over population through  spay/neuter  programs

  • Promote respect and compassion for all  creatures through humane education

  • Relieve the suffering of animals

  • Prevent cruelty to animals

  • Provide veterinary care for stray or  injured animals

  • Seek quality homes for unwanted dogs and cats

Meet our Board

Whats New...

Details you may need to know:

SHOP OPEN: Thursdays----Saturdays

HOURS: 11am to 3pm


Limit of 10 Customers in store at one time


Face Masks are required


Donations accepted only on Thursday---Saturday, We expect heavy donations, please be considerate and bring small batches in. You may want to call the store to see if we have the capacity to accept donations on any given day, or are limiting any type of items (clothes, books, etc)


Restroom and dressing room will be closed. No returns on clothes.


PET FOOD  will be distributed from the back. Customers needing pet food will need to come to the back door

to request it and pick up.

There is  touch of Fall in the air.
Come in and check out all the fall clothes and items at the thrift store.

Help us achieve our mission.... 

Follow this link to our published policies, and notices

An all-volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit (54-1106959) organization serving Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond & Westmoreland Counties since 1965.

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